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‘It would be a good fight’ - Maia calls out Alexa Grasso

Jennifer Maia defeated Maryna Moroz at UFC Vegas 65. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Flyweight Jennifer Maia called out fellow contender Alexa Grasso following …read more

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Manon Fiorot wants Alexa Grasso next, then champion Valentina Shevchenko

ABU DHABI – Manon Fiorot wants one more fight before she challenges for a UFC title.
The French women’s flyweight contender hopes to cross paths with Alexa Grasso in her next …read more

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The MMA Hour with Alistair Overeem, Dominick Cruz, Ben Askren and Alexa Grasso

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 18: Alexa Grasso climbs at flyweight

UFC was the only major promotion in action this week, and its headliner caused a move in the Oct. 22 edition of the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
The main event …read more

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Video: Would it be wise for Alexa Grasso to challenge UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko next?

Alexa Grasso looked good in her first UFC headliner this past Saturday as she earned an impressive unanimous decision win over Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night 212.
The result means …read more

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What’s next for Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo after UFC Vegas 62?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 62, a top-six women’s flyweight bout headlined the card as Alexa Grasso took on Viviane Araujo. Grasso entered the fight undefeated at flyweight …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3303: Guest Jon Anik, UFC Fight Night 212 recap, Alexa Grasso, UFC 280 preview, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here.
On Episode 3,303, the boys welcome in guest Jon Anik, the UFC’s lead play-by-play voice who will call …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: UFC 280 preview, Alexa Grasso's big win, possible Jon Jones return, more

Check out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly live show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. This week’s panel of Brian “Goze” …read more

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Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 62

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In the main event of UFC Vegas 62 last night (Sat., Oct. 15, 2022), Alexa Grasso picked up a huge …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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Alexa Grasso hopes for another main event spot before UFC title shot against Valentina Shevchenko

Alexa Grasso isn’t rushing to compete for UFC gold. Grasso has extended her winning streak to four. She defeated Viviane Araújo via unanimous decision. The bout headlined UFC Vegas 62. …read more

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UFC Vegas 62: Fights to make

Viviane Araujo after her loss to Alexa Grasso at UFC Vegas 62

All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2022, 9:46 pm By
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5 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 212: Alexa Grasso smart to slow-play title shot

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 212 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2022, 8:46 pm By
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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Alexa Grasso after UFC Fight Night 212 win?

Alexa Grasso was triumphant in her first octagon headliner Saturday when she outworked Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night 212.
Grasso (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) improved to 4-0 since she moved …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 post-event facts: Jonathan Martinez nets rare leg kick finish

UFC Fight Night 212 went down Saturday and featured an 11-fight lineup at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
First-time headliners Alexa Grasso (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Viviane Araujo (11-4 …read more

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Alexa Grasso wants one more fight before a tittle shot

Women’s flyweight contender Alexa Grasso has been flawless since moving up from the strawweight division in 2020. She extended her winning streak to four consecutive fights on Saturday with …read more

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Alexa Grasso prefers another UFC main event before potential title shot

LAS VEGAS – Alexa Grasso wants one more before going for gold.
The UFC women’s flyweight contender hopes to get another main event contest in preparation for a potential title shot …read more

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Alexa Grasso prefers another UFC main event before title shot against Valentina Shevchenko

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Alexa Grasso isn’t trying to rush into a title shot just so she can become the latest challenger to get …read more

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Fighters React To Alexa Grasso Outpointing Viviane Araújo

UFC flyweight contender Alexa Grasso moved one step closer to a potential title shot with a unanimous decision win over Viviane Araújo at UFC Vegas 62. Grasso and Araújo battled …read more

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Alexa Grasso UFC Vegas 62 Octagon Interview

Women’s flyweight contender Alexa Grasso extended her winning streak and climbed closer to a title shot on Saturday with a win over Viviane Araújo in the UFC Vegas 62 main …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 post-fight show: Reaction to Alexa Grasso’s big win, Jonathan Martinez’s breakout finish

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Alexa Grasso may find herself in the driver’s seat of the UFC women’s flyweight division’s world title picture after defeating …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 Bonus Report: Dusko Todorovic and Jordan Wright earn ‘FOTN’ honors

The Octagon remained in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 62 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo. Tonight’s women’s flyweight main event proved to be …read more

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Alexa Grasso defeats Viviane Araújo in UFC Vegas 62 main event

A pair of women’s flyweight contenders headlined Saturday’s UFC Vegas 62 fight card on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. No. 5-ranked Alexa Grasso faced No. 6-ranked …read more

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Alexa Grasso puts on boxing showcase to vanquish Viviane Araujo in UFC Vegas 62 main event

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Alexa Grasso is staking her claim as possibly the best boxer in the flyweight division after putting on a showcase …read more

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‘Our division is on fire’: Fighters react to Alexa Grasso’s win over Viviane Araujo at UFC Vegas 62

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Heading into the main event of UFC Vegas 62, fans fully expected to witness the next flyweight contender emerge between …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 Results: Alexa Grasso defeats Viviane Araujo

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 62 event is headlined by a key women’s flyweight bout featuring Alexa Grasso taking on Viviane Araujo. Grasso (14-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s flyweight main event sporting …read more

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Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo full fight video highlights

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Watch Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo full fight video highlights from the main event of UFC Vegas 62, courtesy of …read more

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Twitter reacts to Alexa Grasso's lopsided decision over Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night 212

Alexa Grasso emerged victorious from her first UFC headliner on Saturday when she defeated Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night 212.
Grasso (15-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) remained undefeated in four fights …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 results: Alexa Grasso earns unanimous nod over Viviane Araujo behind crisp striking

LAS VEGAS – On the best run of her UFC career, Mexico’s Alexa Grasso turned in a solid 25 minutes of work against a fellow top-ranked flyweight.
After five rounds of …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 live blog: Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo

Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo face off ahead of their UFC Vegas 62 main event. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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UFC Vegas 62: ‘Grasso vs. Araujo’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 62 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo. Grasso (14-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s flyweight main …read more

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Grasso Explains Why Araujo Fight “Had To Happen”

It may have taken longer than expected for the fight to come together, but Alexa Grasso knew a matchup with Viviane Araujo would happen eventually. The 29-year-old is set to …read more

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Viviane Araujo eyes submission win over Alexa Grasso at UFC Vegas 62: ‘Take her down and finish this fight’

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Viviane Araujo wants to make Alexa Grasso pay on the ground when they meet …read more

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Araujo Struggled To “Keep Focus” For Delayed Grasso Fight

Even if she feels confident now that the fight has finally arrived, Viviane Araujo admits she had trouble staying motivated when her bout with Alexa Grasso was delayed by a …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 Clash: Grasso Vs. Araujo!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight contenders Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo will square off TONIGHT (Sat., Oct. 15, 2022) at …read more

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‘The Real Deal’

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Flyweight title contenders Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo will collide in the UFC Vegas 62 five-round main …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 results & video highlights: Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo

Alexa Grasso is taking on Viviane Araujo in the UFC Vegas 62 main event | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Check out the live results and …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 Final Faceoffs, Betting Odds, & Preview

UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo takes place tomorrow night, and MMA News is here to get you primed for the event! Tomorrow night, top-10 flyweights Alexa Grasso (#5) and …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 predictions: Is anyone taking Viviane Araujo over Alexa Grasso?

Grasso
vs.
Araujo
Martinez
vs.
Swanson
Todorovic
vs.
Wright
Assuncao
vs.
Wright
Cirkunov
vs.
Menifield

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
161-96

Grasso
(78%)

Swanson
(55%)

Todorovic
(61%)

Henry
(63%)

Menifield
(75%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
171-91
2018 Champion

Grasso

Martinez

Todorovic

Henry

Menifield

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
167-95

Grasso

Martinez

Todorovic

Henry

Cirkunov

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
165-97
2014 Champion

Grasso

Swanson

Todorovic

Assuncao

Menifield

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
164-98

Grasso

Martinez

Todorovic

Henry

Menifield

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
163-99

Grasso

Swanson

Todorovic

Henry

Menifield

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
161-101

Grasso

Swanson

Wright

Assuncao

Cirkunov

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
161-101

Grasso

Swanson

Wright

Assuncao

Menifield

Nolan King
@mma_kings
155-107

Grasso

Swanson

Todorovic

Henry

Menifield

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
154-108
2017 Champion

Grasso

Swanson

Todorovic

Henry

Menifield

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
146-116

Grasso

Swanson

Wright

Assuncao

Menifield

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
128-133

Grasso

Swanson

Todorovic

Assuncao

Menifield

The stays on its home turf after an off …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 faceoff highlights video, photo gallery from Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC Fight Night 212 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and faceoffs.
In the main event, Alexa Grasso (14-3 MMA, 6-3 …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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UFC Vegas 62 Weigh-In and Face-Off videos: Alexa Grasso vs Viviane Araujo

The athletes competing on Saturday’s UFC Vegas 62 fight card at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas officially weighed in on Friday.

A women’s flyweight bout between Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo …read more

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Face Off! Grasso Stares Down Araujo In Vegas!

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Flyweight title contenders Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo came face-to-face at the conclusion of the UFC Vegas 62 weigh ins …read more

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UFC Vegas 62 weigh-in results: Alexa Grasso, Viviane Araujo set for main event; one fighter misses big

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Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo didn’t waste any time on Friday making their UFC Vegas 62 main event matchup official.
Grasso …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 video: Alexa Grasso, Viviane Araujo make weight for main event

LAS VEGAS – The main event is set for Saturday’s UFC show in Las Vegas.
Alexa Grasso (14-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and Viviane Araujo (11-3 MMA, 5-2 UFC) both made weight …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down Grasso and Araujo!

Boxing specialist, Alexa Grasso, will square off opposite jiu-jitsu black belt, Viviane Araujo, this Saturday (Oct. 15, 2022) at UFC Vegas 62 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Since joining …read more

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Alexa Grasso believes impressive win over Viviane Araujo at UFC Vegas 62 could earn a title shot: “I think the champion is going to look at the one who does the best”

UFC women’s flyweight contender Alexa Grasso believes she’s on the verge of a title shot. The Mexican fighter has been out of action since her clash with Joanne Wood in …read more

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Alexa Grasso sees UFC Fight Night 212 as 'semifinal' in unofficial title-shot tournament

LAS VEGAS – Alexa Grasso thinks there’s something of an ongoing unofficial tournament in the women’s flyweight division to determine who is next for longtime champion Valentina Shevchenko.
Grasso (14-3 MMA, …read more

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Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo -- how to stream, plus analysis and betting advice

Two women’s flyweight contenders meet on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Las Vegas. …read more

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UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo Fight Card, How to Watch

The UFC will return this Saturday with a women’s flyweight matchup between Alexa Grasso and Viviane Araujo for UFC Vegas 62. Grasso hopes to keep her winning streak intact when …read more

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Viviane Araujo doubled therapy sessions ahead of first UFC main event with Alexa Grasso

Viviane Araujo | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Seeing your face on a UFC poster for a main event can change your approach to a …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212: Make your predictions for Alexa Grasso vs. Viviane Araujo

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 212 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 212 free fight: Alexa Grasso taps Joanne Wood for first submission win

Alexa Grasso proved she’s more than just a striker.
The UFC women’s flyweight contender picked up her first submission win in her most recent trip to the octagon. Grasso (14-3 MMA, …read more

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